6:52 am
Mon April 13, 2015

State Fights Lawsuit to Allow Medically-Assisted Drug Treatment in Courts

Credit Wikimedia Commons/Author: Jr de Barbosa

An eastern Kentucky nurse is suing the state for not allowing her to take addiction medicine like Suboxone or Vivitrol while she’s out of jail on bond.

The terms set by Floyd County District Court, where Stephanie Watson’s court case is still pending, prevent her from using medically-assisted drug treatment.

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4:04 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

Step Therapy

A new law that goes into effect tomorrow will help patients with chronic health issues maintain their standard of living.  The law allows doctors to show that a long-prescribed medicine would be the best for a patient. 

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